Time Warner is cutting costs in a scramble to boost profits and justify its rejection of a takeover bid by Rupert Murdoch. But as a $482 million “programming impairment” charge shows, cost cutting can be expensive.
“People all over the world want to have emoji that reflect more human diversity.” A proposal has been put in to the consortium that controls emojis that would allow for more diversity in the ubiquitous little icons.
The 6-3 decision said the startup service has to pay broadcasters when it takes their programs and streams them to paid subscribers. Broadcasters painted the ruling as a win for consumers. But that claim is dubious.
Stranger things have happened.
Your whole life feels like a 500 error.
The third series will debut on Amazon Instant Video before being repeated later on BBC One.
“Our headlines will be ripped from social media,” says Albie Hecht in his first interview after being named to lead the channel. A possible slogan: “We’re not the news. You are.”
Plus why open offices don’t work for employees, 9 geeks who know how to party, and what the throat of a beatboxer looks like.
Here’s an easy resolution: This stuff is all free as long as you have access to a computer, and the skills you learn will be invaluable in your career, and/or life in general.
A Needham & Co. report estimates that allowing consumers to buy their channels “a la carte” would result in $113 million in lost value and cost 1.4 million jobs, among other conclusions.
More dependent on ads than even the old media giants.
The three factors behind a massive wave of consolidation.
A Kickstarter project hoping to raise money to send a nine-year-old girl to programming camp has ignited a massive storm of anger in the online gaming community.
Swartz was the co-author of the first RSS specification, an instrumental part in creating Reddit, and co-founder of the Advocacy group Demand Progress. He was 26.
Synthetic biology — the science fiction-like branch of genetic engineering — hopes to automate programs used to engineer organisms that could produce better drugs and cleaner fuels. But can open-source science really succeed?
The programming language Processing is being used to create computer art for everyone from Radiohead to the New York Times. We talked with one of its creators about the programming art renaissance, and what’s in store for Processing 2.0.
Recently, I was asked why a woman who loves coding would ever leave the field. In short, I got tired of being told to “lighten up.”
Hey internet, you’re doing it … right?
3 Dreams of Black is an interactive film by Chris Milk and Google. It shows the potential of WebGL, a context of the HTML5 canvas element that enables hardware-accelerated 3D graphics in the web browser without a plug-in. The video is slow to load, but once it’s ready you can drive through abandoned cities, fly through floating structures and interact with the 3D environment with the click of your mouse.
A mesmerizing video created using a programming language called Processing. Over music by Boards of Canada, video artists Glenn Marshall spins delicate visuals that show some of the power of programmed animation.
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